After slow start, revenue support is a farm-program winner

When Congress first experimented with a revenue-support program for farmers, there were few takers. Only 8 percent of “base” acres were enrolled in the so-called ACRE program in 2013. But growers opted for the new version of revenue support, called Agriculture Risk Coverage, on 77 percent of subsidy-eligible land, according to USDA data. For corn… » Read More

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